Back to top


Access our eResources by entering in your Northbrook Public Library card number (on the back of your card), without spaces. Some resources are only available in the library. Review vendor privacy policies.

3 A B C E F H I J L M N O P R S T U V W


Helps you find magazine and newspapers in full text. Search by periodical title or broad subject category.


Access thousands of global recipes from more than 174 countries, plus food culture information covering six categories: National Cuisine, Regional Cuisine, Daily Meals, Dining Etiquette, Special Occasion Foods, and Food Trivia. You can also search for vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, Kosher, and Halal recipes. Log into A to Z World Food with your Northbrook Library card number.

Covers key disciplines such as finance, information technology, management, and marketing. Along with hundreds of industries and focus areas such as oil, energy, environment, and healthcare management. Includes an ever growing range of content from around the globe.

America's Obituaries and Death Notices (SEE HERITAGEHUB)

FOR USE INSIDE THE LIBRARY ONLY. Delve into your family history with census, church, court, and immigration records.

Contains bibliographic citations describing items listed on the table of contents pages of thousands of journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture.


A weekly magazine that covers U.S. financial information, market developments, and relevant statistics and provides a summary of the previous week's market activity as well as news, reports, and an outlook on the week to come.

A selection of primary source documents, including historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom from 1790 through the current time.

Pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks. For grades Pre-K through 3.

Boundless (formerly Axis 360) contains our largest collection of eAudiobooks and audiobooks for kids in grades K-8 (no teen or adult titles). You can check out up to 10 titles at a time and read or listen online or with the Boundless app for iOS, Android, and certain Amazon devices. 

HelpNow offers students expert help: Get live online homework help, skills building, writing assistance, chess tutoring, and more from Brainfuse-certified tutors.

Brainfuse JobNow provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job. In addition, you can connect online with a live online unemployment benefits coach who can help you determine your unemployment eligibility benefits using state and federal guidelines.

Practice tests for ACT, SAT, AP, Civil Service, NCLEX, TOEFL, and more.


** Access to BrainHQ ended November 1, 2022 **

Comprehensive, authoritative information on nearly every subject.

For elementary and middle school students.


Quick background checks on individuals and businesses in the State of Illinois.

This independent, non-profit, consumer authority rates local service firms.

Full-text from 1986 to the present.

Full-text articles.